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What is Bizen yaki?

What is Bizen yaki?

  Bizen ware is the oldest pottery in the *"Six Ancient Kilns of Japan". The Ibe district of Bizen City in Okayama is a typical production area, and it is characterized by baking at high temperature without using glaze or...

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Today’s pickup Item!

Today’s pickup Item!

Today, we would like to introduce one of the Applejack's item! About Applejack Applejack is keeping on producing wood wares by using Yoshino cedar, Yoshino hinoki, cherry blossom or other local wood which . And they are making products to...

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Delicious sake with Tokkuri :9

Delicious sake with Tokkuri :9

Hi! It's getting closer to summer isn't it ? Today, we would like to introduce Sake bottles (We call them Tokkuri in Japanese.) About Tokkuri(Sake bottle) A type of container with a thin neck and a bulging bottom. This is...

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Let's cooking Japanese rolled omelette!

Let's cooking Japanese rolled omelette!

Japanese rolled omelet (tamagoyaki) is one of the most popular Japanese cuisines not only among kids but also adults. Also, it is said that you can tell the level of Japanese restaurants and sushi restaurants from the taste of their...

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Uchiwa trivia

Uchiwa trivia

Hello! The temperature has gradually risen and it's becoming more like summer... Today, we would like to introduce Uchiwa, one of the traditional Japanese crafts. UCHIWA : Tool that creates a breeze by attaching a handle to a thin and...

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What is Magewappa ?

What is Magewappa ?

Magewappa is a vessel made by bending raw wooden boards such as sugi and cypress into curved lines using a special technique, binding the seams with wild cherry tree skin, and attaching a bottom. Depending on the region, the material...

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3 Benefits of bamboo chopsticks!

3 Benefits of bamboo chopsticks!

Today, we would like to introduce benefits of bamboo chopsticks.   1. Easy to hold Even if you have bamboo chopsticks, you won't get tired at all!   2. Durable Bamboo chopsticks have good flexibility, so they are hard to break and...

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Effect of rush

Effect of rush

A lush, refreshing scent and a silky texture... In fact, rush has various effects.   The scent of rush has a "healing" effect, and rush has formaldehyde, nitrogen dioxide etc.It has the effect of adsorbing substances that are harmful to...

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Japanese Cutting Boad

Japanese Cutting Boad

We call the cutting boad "manaita" in japanese. Do you know the difference between a cutting board and a manaita ? Both are made of wood but the hardness of the wood is different.   ◆Manaita : Soft wood → They don't...

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